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Why Fad Diets Don’t Work

February 28, 2019

Whether you’re browsing the internet or talking with coworkers in the breakroom, dieting and weight loss are a couple of the most popular topics out there. There seems to be a sea of information about dieting, including information about fad diets that promise almost unbelievable results. These fad diets might appear to be miraculous weight loss methods, but is there any substance behind their claims? Read on to find out more about fad diets and why you should think twice before trying one out for yourself. What are fad diets? Throughout human history, people have been trying to become healthier,... View Article

Five Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Health This Season

January 3, 2019

Winter is here, and the holiday season tends to keep most of us very busy. There are dinner party plans to make, people to reconnect with and fun to be had. But what about your overall health? You must remember to take it easy on occasion or risk disrupting your mental and physical health. We are not saying you’ll fail to reach your health goals if you don’t make a solid New Year’s resolution. What we are saying is that it’s worth making an effort, whether you go for it on your own or with the help of a professional.... View Article

The Importance of Hydration

December 6, 2018

Most people know that dehydration can result in a number of negative health outcomes, but many don’t realize just how beneficial hydration is overall. Beyond simply preventing dehydration, drinking water keeps your body healthy and maintains the functioning of your internal organs and other systems. Despite how beneficial drinking water is, many people still don’t get enough water on a daily basis to stay well hydrated. Read these tips from a personal trainer in Phoenix, AZ to learn more about how important it is to drink the recommended amount of water each day, and how it can benefit your health.... View Article

The Benefits of Regular Massage

November 6, 2018

Most people think of massage as a form of relaxation and self-care, but don’t consider the many additional benefits of massage therapy. Massage therapy can actually address pain and tension in your muscles and promote overall health and physical wellbeing. In fact, consistent massage treatment can help address the symptoms of several diseases and physical ailments. Read on to learn more about all of the benefits of massage therapy: Reduces pain and promotes mobility: One of the primary reasons why people seek massage treatment is to address chronic pain issues. Problems like tension headaches, carpal tunnel, pain from varicose veins... View Article

The Importance of Proper Technique

October 11, 2018

Even if you’ve never experienced it firsthand (which you probably have), you’ve almost certainly seen someone at the gym struggling to maintain good technique while lifting heavy weights. Yes, everyone wants to lift heavy to increase muscle mass, but it’s important to realize that without proper form and technique, the benefits of these exercises are negligible. In fact, you run the risk of seriously injuring yourself if you make a habit out of using improper form when lifting heavy. Therefore, when you’re working on strength training, you should make sure you’re able to do the exercise with the correct technique... View Article

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